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Semana Santa Celebrated in Nicaragua with Colorful Traditions
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Semana Santa Celebrated in Nicaragua with Colorful Traditions

Tim Rogers - April 4, 2021

Semana Santa, or Easter Holy Week, in Nicaragua is a week of colorful religious tradition, tourism and partying. Most people get vacation days  making for a long…

Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants
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Costa Rica, UN announce insurance benefits for more migrants

AFP - February 11, 2021

Costa Rica and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Thursday an agreement that will provide health insurance to 10,000 refugees by the end of…

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica ask UNHCR for support

AFP - January 22, 2021

Nicaraguans who fled the government of Daniel Ortega to request asylum in Costa Rica are requesting support from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for medical…

Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum

AFP - November 25, 2020

Costa Rica will try to improve protections for thousands of Nicaraguans who request asylum or refuge in the country through an initiative supported by the UN and…

Costa Rica creates special asylum category for Venezuelans, Nicaraguans and Cubans
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica creates special asylum category for Venezuelans, Nicaraguans and Cubans

AFP and The Tico Times - November 13, 2020

Costa Rica on Thursday announced a new migration category that will allow asylum seekers from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela whose request was rejected to remain in the…

Hurricane season breaks record for number of named storms
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Costa Rica
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Hurricane season breaks record for number of named storms

AFP - November 10, 2020

This year's hurricane season has seen a record 29 named tropical storms wreak havoc across the southeastern United States, the Caribbean and Central America, experts said on…

Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua

Inti OCON / AFP - November 4, 2020

Hurricane Eta slowed to tropical storm speeds on Wednesday morning even as it pummeled Nicaragua, killing two people there and one in neighboring Honduras, while unleashing fierce…

Furious Category 4 hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua
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Costa Rica
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Furious Category 4 hurricane Eta smashes into Nicaragua

Inti OCON / AFP - November 3, 2020

Eta smashed into Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast as a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, unleashing fierce winds that tore up trees and ripped roofs off dwellings. The…

Nicaragua to impose jail time for spreading what government deems ‘false news’
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Costa Rica
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Nicaragua to impose jail time for spreading what government deems ‘false news’

Blanca MOREL / AFP - October 28, 2020

The Nicaraguan congress approved on Tuesday a cybercrime law, baptized by the opposition as a "gag" law, which imposes jail time for people and entities that the…

‘Foreign agents’ bill advances in Nicaragua despite international rejection
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Costa Rica
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‘Foreign agents’ bill advances in Nicaragua despite international rejection

AFP - October 14, 2020

A commission of the Nicaraguan parliament deemed it favorable to approve in the coming days the bill for the Regulation of Foreign Agents, a much-criticized text with…

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